Carymoor Environmental Trust

An Introduction to Hedge Laying

An Introduction to Hedge Laying

An introduction to the traditional hedgerow management skill of hedge laying.

Starts: 22nd Jan 2020 to 29th Jan 2020

Hedgerows play a vital role in our countryside, providing a shelter for wildlife and enabling a whole range of species to move through the landscape.

Find out about the benefits of good hedgerow management, a brief history of hedges and the varying regional hedge laying styles. The course will involve practicing safe hedge laying techniques and surveying hedges on our unique nature reserve. No previous experience is required. 

This is a FREE 2 day course running on Wednesday 22nd and Wednesday 29th January, 10am-4pm each day.


Booking essential: please e-mail or phone 01963 351350 to find out more.


All participants must be aged 19 or over and be a Somerset resident. This is a free course funded by SS&L.

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We're always on the look out for people with time to spare!

Whether that's the odd hour, a regular day or even a longer work experience placement, your time is very valuable to us. Our growing team of volunteers makes a vital contribution both at the centre and at events across the county.